Friday afternoon means that it’s time to reminisce …
We ranked Our 10 Best Manhattan Bars.
Tribeca’s Il Matto: surrealist cocktails, confused service, rocks that taste like rocks.
Battle of the Williamsburg Fish ‘n’ Chips: Sel de Mer vs. Goods.
Madam Geneva’s Martim Ake Smith-Mattsson talked mocktails, artful cocktails, and the drink he named for his girlfriend.
Papa John’s 99-cent slice: “The crust … was pitted, like the face of a smallpox victim.”
Top Chef: “It just brought back bad memories.”
Hill Country’s Elizabeth Karmel talked rookie grilling mistakes, New York barbecue, and Southern restaurants.
Desnuda revisit: bong-smoked oysters and unorthodox ceviches.
A report from the new culinary frontier at Long Island City’s M. Wells.
Food-themed dance crazes of the ’60s: It’s Mashed Potato time.
Astor Bake Shop: blueberry butter tarts, carrot cake, and lots of gorgeous natural light.
A recipe for molecular shrimp and grits from Sean Brock’s guest chef menu at Aldea.
Eight foods more trouble to eat than they’re worth.
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